Arizona Center Archives

After Hours: an architect behind the camera

During his off time, Jim Larson travels and takes photos with his trusty Nikon D7100 DSLR. (Photo by Jim Larson)

For Jim Larson, a keen eye for composition and all facets of architectural design, links his professional experience as an architect to his pursuits in photography. “Photography is connected to my day job but also connected to the way I see the world,” says Larson. A world he frequently sees during his travels abroad accompanied… Read More →

Arizona Center will get a $25 million makeover

Scheduled to break ground in early 2017, the project will take approximately nine months to complete.  (Rendering courtesy of Parallel Capital Partners and Angelo, Gordon & Co.)
by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Arizona Center, Phoenix’s original downtown entertainment destination located at Third and Van Buren Streets, will undergo a significant transformation beginning early 2017. Acquired by Parallel Capital Partners and Angelo, Gordon & Co. in December 2015, the new Arizona Center will embark on a $25 million makeover in 2017. “The Arizona Center refresh will create a new model for… Read More →

Top 10 commercial real estate stories of the year

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by in Archives | AZRE Magazine | Construction

Here are the Top 10 commercial real estate stories of 2015, based strictly on the number of readers on azbigmedia.com. The Top 10 stories of 2015 are not based on newsworthiness or importance — although each of these stories are important and newsworthy — but by the sheer number of azbigmedia.com readers who took the time to… Read More →

Arizona Center sells for $126 million

Arizona Center
by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Office | Retail

Continuing to expand its downtown Phoenix presence, San Diego-based Parallel Capital Partners, in joint-venture with Angelo, Gordon and Co., announced today it has acquired Arizona Center – a Class A, 16-acre mixed-use campus in downtown Phoenix – for $126 million. Spanning over one million square feet, the Van Buren Street property – acquired from Equity… Read More →

Phoenix Fashion Week returns for spring show

Phoenix Fashion Week 2011

“Spring into Style” this season with Phoenix Fashion Week’s sixth annual downtown Phoenix fashion runway show at 6 p.m. this Saturday, March 21. Featuring Arizona stylists Vanessa Gonzales, Nuvia Magdahi, Tim Boado, Jenesis Laforcarde, Audree Lopez and Jackie Marin, this event will be hosted at the Arizona Center on the crossroads of Van Buren and… Read More →

Tamale Festival coming November 15th

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

On November 15th, 2014, the 79th Annual Friendly House Tamale Dinner will move into its new event location at The Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix and present an exciting day of family-friendly festival activities. Presented by APS and organized by Friendly House, a Phoenix-based non-profit organization that has proudly served the local community since 1920,… Read More →

Cassidy Turley Leases 33,522 SF at Arizona Center to ASU

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by in Brokerage | Business News

  Cassidy Turley leased 33,522 SF to Arizona State University at Arizona Center, 455 N. 3rd St. in Phoenix for a lease term of five years. Chuck Nixon and Luke Walker with CBRE, along with Patti Boyd Gentry with Arizona Commercial Advisors, represented the tenant. Tyler Wilson, CCIM, Mark Stratz and Scott Baumgarten with Cassidy… Read More →

An Enticing Escape: Brick Restaurant In The Arizona Center

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by in Eat

Tucked away in the hustle and bustle of Downtown Phoenix sits an enticing restaurant with a seductive menu to match. Dark wood tables, leather lounge chairs and armoires attribute to the restaurants intimate scene. Hanging vintage chandeliers and deep red curtains transport you into another world. Feet away from the numerous downtown sky-scraper buildings resides… Read More →